New Address

The IDZ is moving!

On 10 October we will leave our rooms at Potsdamer Platz and move to Kreuzberg. Apart from the address, all contact details will remain the same. Still, we already apologize for any inconvenience this may cause in this and the coming week. Our new address is:

IDZ | International Design Center Berlin
Hagelberger Straße 52
10965 Berlin

Berlin Poland

B2B Networking Exchange

On 10 and 11 October, Berlin based fashion labels and and full service production agencies as well as Polish clothing manufacturers are invited to attend a networking program at Metropolenhaus in Berlin. The Exchange will take place in the framework of our network project "Berlin Poland 2019-2020".

German Federal Ecodesign Award

Jury & Expo

In its meeting on 16 September, the #BPEcodesign19 jury nominated 31 projects out of 130 accepted submissions for the German Federal Ecodesign Award 2019.

The special exhibition at the Designers' Open in Leipzig from 25 to 27 October offers a last chance to see last year's prizewinners and nominees.

UX Design Award

Public Choice 2019

Vote now for the #UXDA19 Public Choice!

Take this opportunity and vote for your favorite project until October 31.

We wish all nominees every success in the voting!

Thu, 10/10
10.00 am–5.30 pm

Berlin Poland

Workshop and contact exchange in Berlin

Fri, 10/11
10.00 am–4.00 pm


Exhibition at Designers' Open

in Leipzig

UX Design Awards

Global Competition

German Federal Ecodesign Award

EcoDesign Circle

Capacity Building

Berlin Poland

B2B Network

UX Design #LIVE


Purus Innovation Award

Ecodesign for SME


Design Discourse


International Design Forum

Design Excursion

Field Trips

Berlin Showroom

Design Promotion




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New Address as of 10 Oct. 19!

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Hagelberger Str. 52
10965 Berlin

50 Years IDZ

Design in Focus

As part of the IDZ's 50th anniversary, students of the Industrial Design and Communication Design courses at the HTW Berlin interviewed designers, scientists and entrepreneurs on the current role of design and their vision for its future.